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    Could you create a new tab on the ribbon to...

    Could you create a new tab on the ribbon to break it up a little?

    I tend to keep my home with the near standard setup, shoving other frequently used ones to a secondary custom one.

    Regards. ...
  2. My winding sticks are just two pieces of mdf,...

    My winding sticks are just two pieces of mdf, one coloured on the top with a sharpie!


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  3. I used this vid to help me with learn how to...

    I used this vid to help me with learn how to flatten timber by hand.

    YouTube

    Hope it helps.

    Regards,


    Adam
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    QUEENSLAND Guys (and gals), Once Ian brings out his book,...

    Guys (and gals),

    Once Ian brings out his book, can people ask as many questions as possible.

    Hopefully this will spur him to write volume 2 which will require more test planes to be made.
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    I thought end grain glueups are weak. All the...

    I thought end grain glueups are weak. All the strength comes from glue on the long grain.

    longer tenons would benefit from providing more long grain surface area and reduce any racking that could...
  6. Thread: Timber movement

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    Thanks for the replies so far. In regards to...

    Thanks for the replies so far.

    In regards to what it is, maybe a jewellery box isn't the best description.

    My 8yo daughter collects semi precious stones from wheb we go on trips. This us to...
  7. Thread: Timber movement

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    Timber movement

    Hi all.

    I'm currently working on a jewellery box for daughter no. 1.

    This involves milling by hand some merbau timber from Bunnings down to around 1/2in thickness.

    I'm finally starting to...
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    Amazing work Ian. Did you use any of these in...

    Amazing work Ian.

    Did you use any of these in the metal body guide that you might be writing ?

    Regards

    Adam

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    Finally finished the saw. Meranti arms with...

    Finally finished the saw. Meranti arms with tassie pal cross beam. The handles and the toggle were made by John from crows ash.

    Finish is just my first attempts at French polishing with orange...
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    Can i give a shout out to John ( @aussiepens )....

    Can i give a shout out to John ( @aussiepens ). The handles he made arrived today and they look great.

    I'll post a picture of the finished saw once i try and improve the frame to do these some ...
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    Do you have a list of which ones are still...

    Do you have a list of which ones are still available?

    Regards,

    Adam

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  12. Thread: Woodworking book

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    N.S.W. Woodworking book

    Anyone interested in this? If you pay the postage then you can have it for free.

    Regards,
    ...
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    That's a beautiful looking bench you have made. ...

    That's a beautiful looking bench you have made.

    Regards

    Adam

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    N.S.W. Derek / Ian, If you are coming to Sydney can...

    Derek / Ian,

    If you are coming to Sydney can you give some advanced warning?

    Arranging a kidnapping from the airport so i can learn your skills takes a bit of time to pull together, although...
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    No idea on how you test courseness, but if they...

    No idea on how you test courseness, but if they are following the colour scheme used by shapton then yellow maybe 1000 grit and pink maybe 5000 grit.

    If that is the case you wouldn't need an...
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    Hi Derek, Thanks for the great explanation. ...

    Hi Derek,

    Thanks for the great explanation.

    Maybe the variable angle will be on your next "last moxon vice" [emoji4]

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    Hi Derek, That's a really nice design. ...

    Hi Derek,

    That's a really nice design.

    Could you explain why you dropped the David Barron style integrated alignment jig you had in the prior version?


    Regards,

    Adam
  18. Thread: 4 Drawer Box

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    That's great. Can you explain the hidden latch...

    That's great. Can you explain the hidden latch with a bit of detail ( and photos if possible).

    My daughter wants a secret drawer on her next item on my build list.

    Many thanks.

    Adam
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    Ha! Thanks Brett. I'd rather burn some...

    Ha! Thanks Brett.

    I'd rather burn some electrons if i ever start turning.

    Those foot powered ones are huge and my "shed" still needs to convert back into a 1 space garage occasionally.
    ...
  20. Glad to help. I gave up using excel help a...

    Glad to help.

    I gave up using excel help a while ago, Microsoft doesn't write it's help guides in clear English. Google is awesome for problems like this.

    That particular one i needed for...
  21. Hi FF, Use "substitute". The full formula...

    Hi FF,

    Use "substitute".

    The full formula would be something like =LEN(cell) - LEN(SUBSTITUTE(cell, "," , "")

    Regards

    Adam
  22. To count, use a formula to replace the comma with...

    To count, use a formula to replace the comma with nothing and count it's length (using len).

    The difference between the original length and this is the number of commas.

    Regards.

    Adam
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    Hi Kryn. Attached is a screenshot of the...

    Hi Kryn.

    Attached is a screenshot of the handles from the instructions.

    All measurements are in imperial.

    I can attach the full guide if the quality of the image isn't good enough.
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    A Turner needed for handles

    Hi all,

    Is anyone available to do an easy turning task? I'm currently building myself a gramercy bow saw but i need the handles to finish it off.

    I have the plans so can provide the exact...
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    Definitely personal choice here. I also bought...

    Definitely personal choice here.

    I also bought the dewalt 745 but immediately followed it up with a pair of grrrr-ripper push sticks/blocks.

    My hands go nowhere near the blade and the...
  26. Thread: Ugears Roadster

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    I was given the timer piece groom ugears and it...

    I was given the timer piece groom ugears and it was fun to make and pretty to look at.

    I can highly recommend them!

    Regards

    Adam

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    It's definitely a garlic press. I have one just...

    It's definitely a garlic press. I have one just like it.

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  28. Thread: Sliding bevel

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    IanW makes absolutely beautiful sliding bevels...

    IanW makes absolutely beautiful sliding bevels and I've never any issues with the lock.

    Maybe he can be persuaded to do another batch as they sell like hotcakes.......

    Sent from my SM-G950F...
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    You don't even need to ask. Please put me at the...

    You don't even need to ask. Please put me at the front of the waiting list for that guide!

    Best regards

    Adam

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    The thing i find amusing about the TT race is...

    The thing i find amusing about the TT race is that many of the top racers are locals. They would no doubt be practising outside of the race season with the added complication of other traffic
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    Don't tell him that Paul, if he wears one down he...

    Don't tell him that Paul, if he wears one down he might offload it if he has spares......

    An absolute beauty of a plane Ian. Have you ever done a step by step tutorial for a newbie to follow?
    ...
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    Thanks Derek. That's a great review of the...

    Thanks Derek.

    That's a great review of the veritas. Has your thoughts on it changed since when you did the article?

    Regards.

    Adam

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    Does the hnt Gordon plane have an adjustable...

    Does the hnt Gordon plane have an adjustable mouth?

    I'm guessing that as i would be using it for multiple purposes I'd need it to be flexible.

    I could be wrong on that statement so please...
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    Thanks ian. I was luckily able to get a...

    Thanks ian.

    I was luckily able to get a gramercy bow saw kit a few months ago that one of the forum members had going spare. Once the tool cupboard is finished(-ish) I'll try and build the frame....
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    Sorry chief, I should have thought. Listing...

    Sorry chief,

    I should have thought. Listing tools without explaining future need is pretty pointless.

    Currently I'm finishing off my tool cupboard for the garage. This has been my excuse to...
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    Thanks everyone, The discussion so far is...

    Thanks everyone,

    The discussion so far is exactly what i was hoping for.

    So far it sounds like out of the original planes i listed must have been ruled out, especially the bullnose!

    The...
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    SOLD: Deceased estate in WA

    Hi all,

    Saw this on Gumtree.

    It's on the wrong side of the country to be of any use to me but some of you Westies might be of interest.

    There is quite a selection on offer.

    Woodworking...
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    Thanks Sam. For tenon work i mean squaring off...

    Thanks Sam.

    For tenon work i mean squaring off the tenon, not the cheek.

    I did see the recent PS videos but I'm hoping to get opinions here i can discuss.

    Regards,

    Adam
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    Shoulder plane vs rabbeting block plane...etc

    Hi all,

    Im looking for a plane whose purpose is to true up tenons, rabbets plus also the mitres on full blind dovetails. This is for hand tool only work.

    The internet seems to be full of...
  40. Thread: Auger bits

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    Thanks ian, Unfortunately the hex shaped bits...

    Thanks ian,

    Unfortunately the hex shaped bits won't fit in the old Stanley brace that I've brought back to life.

    Hopefully someone who burns a few electrons will be able to give them a home!
    ...
  41. Thread: Auger bits

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    Hi Ian. The last ones i got from gumtree i...

    Hi Ian.

    The last ones i got from gumtree i didn't notice that the spurs on the sum of the bits had either filed off or snapped. My fault for not researching more about these tools first but you...
  42. Thread: Auger bits

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    Auger bits

    Hello to the brace fanatics!

    Can someone advise where to source auger bits without paying above the odds?

    I'd love to avoid Gumtree / ebay if i can as i can't check out of the condition.
    ...
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    That's a beautiful piece and best of luck in the...

    That's a beautiful piece and best of luck in the competition.

    As a retrospective review, is there anything you would change (design, construction method or joinery) if you were to start that...
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    Loved it, especially the montages!

    Loved it, especially the montages!
  45. Thread: Dovetail saw

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    Thanks Ian. That is a beautiful looking saw. ...

    Thanks Ian.

    That is a beautiful looking saw.

    In terms of trying others, that's where i have the problem.

    Long office hours and kids weekend sports remove most options for trying prior to...
  46. Thread: Dovetail saw

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    Dovetail saw

    At the moment i am cutting (Or more accurately, trying to cut) my dovetails using a veritas carcass saw.

    The next project i'm looking at involves thin drawer sides so I'm thinking i might need a...
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    This guy is interesting, mostly for the manual...

    This guy is interesting, mostly for the manual cnc machine he uses.

    YouTube

    The rounded dovetail coffee table reminded me a little of Derek's recent build.
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    To quote star wars "stay on target, stay on...

    To quote star wars "stay on target, stay on target.."

    Let's now keep this about YouTube vids. Other items can go into a separate post.
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    Learning is a personal thing. Some people are...

    Learning is a personal thing. Some people are visual learners, others prefer a book. Everyone is different.

    Sometimes i use Tage Frid or Charles Hayward but other times YouTube is good enough. ...
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    For those who are starting out, or time poor, or...

    For those who are starting out, or time poor, or with too limited funds to attend a course, or just in need of a tip or trick to assist with a project , YouTube can be a great resource to help.
    ...
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